Multi-media Account Executive
Advertising Account Executive Job Description > Daily Progress
Position Title: Multi-media Account Executive
Reports to: VP Advertising
This is the best role in our company. It offers the ability to be in the field, get to know a great set of local customers, and manage a book of advertising business. Along the way these Account Executive get to understand the interworking’s of a wide array of business types.
Ideally, the best candidate is a standout sales professional who has local media experience (Central VA) and awareness of the market to serve as a key leader for revenue generation. This role demands strong outreach efforts, great idea and advertising concept generation, local relationships, and advanced networking skills. This is a hands-on sales position that develops new business and guides sales for emerging products. Successful candidates understand who the marketing players within our service area are, and how we can craft smart ideas to grow their businesses.
In addition, successful candidates in this role can operate in both strategic and tactical settings, are widely read, intellectually curious, and appreciate the evolution that is currently happening with our organization.
Lead print and digital advertising revenue generation
Deftly manage existing base of customers
Generate advertising sales revenue within an existing, geographic territory
Diligent outreach to new prospects
Good networker and active in the community
Understand our products, competitive position, and role in the marketplace
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Sales process, idea and product generation expert
Print and digital advertising expert > custom pubs, targeted digital, email, native advertising
Bachelor’s degree required
Proficient in common software platforms: Office, CRM’s, etc
Strong communication skills: oral and written
Great product design aesthetic sensibility
Ability to excel in a smart, fast paced, work environment – we work hard and win
- Pay Type Salary
- The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America